Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • The Charlotte Campus offers bachelors, associate and certificate programs. Located in financial center of the New South, home to 299 Fortune 500 companies, the campus offers links to local, national and global industry in a modern, fast-paced university setting. Our pioneering approach to academics combines classroom education with industry-specific skills. Our academic programs blend the theoretical with the practical and are designed with industry input, so you?ll graduate with the knowledge and skills employers are seeking. We'll provide you with hands-on learning in small classroom settings, training on industry-specific software, leadership development and community service opportunities, a faculty with significant industry experience, the opportunity to take classes in your major in your first term, innovative concentrations, opportunities to study overseas. One-third of your coursework will consist of arts and sciences classes, so you'll develop the critical thinking, analytical and communications skills necessary for long-term career progression. At our Providence Campus, we also offer graduate programs in education and business.

School Highlights

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte serves 1,523 students
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,523 students
  • Private-state tuition: $35,750
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has declined by 32% over five years.
The Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,523 students
2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
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727 students
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# Part-Time Students
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1,603 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,248 students
617 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
12%
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% Black
52%
21%
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% White
31%
55%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.64
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,800
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $35,750 is more than the state average of $19,438. The private state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$35,750
$19,438
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Tuition Notes
Tuition & fees for 2021-22 academic year
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
95%
76%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$25,125
$12,026
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,464
$5,625
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Acceptance Rate
85%
60%
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SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,523 students
  • Private-state tuition: $35,750
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Verified school update

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